Mardi Gras eats in Boston

We’re dishing where to find Cajun classics like gumbo, shrimp boil, and boudin.

A bowl of Gumbo from Hunter's Kitchen.

Trust us, the gumbo tastes as good as it looks.

Photo by BOStoday team

We hope you’re hungry. Today is Mardi Gras, and in celebration of Fat Tuesday, we are sharing a few of our favorite New Orleans-style eats around Boston. Grab your beads + masks and dig in to one of these Cajun dishes.

Hunter’s Kitchen and BarChef Lambo’s Gumbo features shrimp, crab + andouille sausage. It’s so good it helped the local chef Beat Bobby Flay.

Buttermilk and Bourbon — Transport your taste buds to New Orleans with an order of Crispy Short Rib Boudin Croquettes + Nashville Hot Crawfish Fries.

Sweet Cheeks Q — Today’s in-person special includes a Hoppin’ John salad, Shrimp Boil, and a slice of homemade King Cake.

Bonus: Follow the Revelry Food Truck on social media to discover where it will be serving classics like po’ boys and jambalaya.

Laissez les bons temps rouler.

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